20 Apr, 2024

Maybe a midwife performs acupuncture?

An ancestral know-how, acupuncture is more than 2,000 years old. Known to relieve many disorders, it is often used during pregnancy to help future mothers. In addition, many medications being prohibited once pregnant, more and more pregnant women are turning to midwives who have made acupuncture their specialty. Acupuncture: what is it? Acupuncture is traditional […]

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is hypnosis effective?

SUMMARY What is medical hypnosis? How does a medical hypnosis session take place? Is medical hypnosis effective for chronic pain? Is this lasting relief? Can you do hypnosis alone? What are the recommendations to avoid unpleasant mishaps? Back pain that prevents you from returning to sport, osteoarthritis that prevents you from carrying your grandson, neuralgia […]

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Non-conventional medicines: “there is a risk in using these practices without restraint, without limits”, warns a general practitioner

Doctor Pierre de Brémond warns of the danger of belief in health matters while a Support Committee meets on Wednesday at the Ministry of Health. Published on 06/28/2023 09:38 Reading time: 4 min Hynosis “used as a global concept” poses “a problem because you enter into a system of beliefs”, denounces the NoFakeMed collective (photo […]

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we explain to you why the government wants to regulate unconventional medicine

An unprecedented meeting bringing together supporters and opponents of these so-called “alternative” medicines is being organized on Wednesday at the Ministry of Health. Published on 06/28/2023 4:55 p.m. Reading time: 3 min A practitioner carrying out a preparation in Nice (Alpes-Maritimes), September 15, 2022. (FRANTZ BUTTON / MAXPPP) Aromatherapy, naturopathy, sophrology… Since the health crisis, […]

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SPVIE: opinion on alternative medicine

What is alternative medicine? Alternative or alternative medicine encompasses numerous practices, some of them ancestral, which have the common point of not using any medication or chemical molecule. However, they each have their own characteristics and philosophies. Generally, this alternative medicine, which some also call integrative, is used in a complementary manner to “conventional” medicine […]

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VIDEO. How alternative medicine and the far right unite around an “anti-system” discourse

Published on 03/06/2023 07:02 Video length: 21 min How alternative medicine and the far right unite around an “anti-system” discourse A team from the franceinfo show “vrai ou fake” went to two events dedicated to health and esotericism, where simple meditation workshops rubbed shoulders with “anti-vax” and “anti-system” speeches. (FRANCEINFO) A team from the Franceinfo […]

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Overpriced and dangerous treatments, a collective complaint in progress against Hocine Sekkiou, fan of holistic medicine

Their target: Hocine Sekkiou, a fan of unconventional medicine, and his company, where nutritionists and naturopaths practice, officially in “synergy” with doctors in Belgium. Without ever having met their patients, the latter nevertheless prescribe heavy drug treatments, controversial or even prohibited, as revealed Provence end of April. “The Marseille public prosecutor’s office confirms having received […]

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Overpriced and dangerous treatments, a collective complaint in progress against Hocine Sekkiou, fan of holistic medicine

Their target: Hocine Sekkiou, a fan of unconventional medicine, and his company, where nutritionists and naturopaths practice, officially in “synergy” with doctors in Belgium. Without ever having met their patients, the latter nevertheless prescribe heavy drug treatments, controversial or even prohibited, as revealed Provence end of April. “The Marseille public prosecutor’s office confirms having received […]

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Mutual health insurance: what reimbursement for alternative medicines in 2023?

Health is a major concern for each of us. This includes not only the prevention and treatment of diseases, but also the maintenance of general well-being. Therefore, more and more people are turning to Natural Healing to meet their health needs. But how are these alternative treatments reimbursed by Health Insurance and mutual health insurance […]

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Homeopathy, hypnosis, osteo…: what alternative medicine for my baby?

For our children, we may be tempted to avoid over-medication by treating minor everyday ailments with plants, massages… or even hypnosis! Be careful though to always consult your pediatrician or doctor before acting on your own initiative and seeking advice from specialists, particularly regarding the minimum age to respect. So there is no question of […]

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